Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: May 16, 2020
How have you impacted someone's life today* At Hackensack Meridian
Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of
our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every
day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health
teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities,
our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your
skills in multiple settings while building your career all within
New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
Participates in patient assignment conferences with the
Registered Nurse in charge of the unit and/or district and
fully understands patient assignment.
2. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration,
blood pressure, height, weight, I&O, and other
measurements as applicable, in an accurate and precise
manner. Records all vital signs immediately after taking,
in the log book and reports all variations from normal
to the Registered Nurse in charge of the unit and/or
3. Demonstrates competence and an awareness and
understanding of patients needs for comfort and safety,
in providing morning, evening and general care routines
in accordance with established Nursing Care Procedures
and the hospital s Administrative Policies and Procedures.
4. Prepares patients for meals, sets up each patient and their
tray, assists in feeding patients (if necessary)., positions
patients to avoid choking and ease in eating: regularly
provides patients with fresh water (at least once a shift)
and other nourishments according to patients needs.
Utilizing knowledge of techniques and regulations
appropriate to the ages of patients served. Communicates
clearly and tactfully with patients.
5. Demonstrates competence in performing treatments and
procedures such as enemas, applications of heat and cold
compresses, sitz bath, skin preps and EKG s.
6. Records and/or reports to the Registered nurse in charge
of the unit and/or district, any treatments, results,
observations, patient complaints, and other pertinent
information regarding the condition of the patient.
1. High School Diploma or Equivalent.
2. Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant/Technician Training
3. New Jersey State Nursing Assistant Certification
4. American Heart Healthcare Provider BCLS certification.
Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment
opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the
recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color,
creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
disability, veteran status and any other category protected by
federal or state law.
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